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How to start a terminal window in the center of the screen?

How to start a terminal window in the center of the screen?

It's kind of annoying how some Ubuntu (GNOME, X Window System) programs start at the top left of my screen. Is there a way to make the program start in the center of the screen.

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Guest [Entry]

"you can use x's geometry to set this.

depending on your x version it can vary.

the man page and it should explain the geometry options

xterm 80x24+nxn or similar."
Guest [Entry]

"The question title is only about the Terminal, however, it seems the body is more general about ""programs start at the top left of [… the] screen"".

So, since GNOME v3.30 there is a visible option in GNOME Tweaks, which makes it easy to enable it for all windows:

Just select ""Center New Windows"" under ""Windows""."